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Chinese cities are apparently unpractised in facing disasters such as Saturday s torrential downpour," the Global Times daily said in a Monday editorial critical of the city s disaster preparedness.
This primary prevention role was recognised by all PHNs, but unpractised due to the broad caseload.
It does not take a great deal of imagination to foresee real problems of governance emerging under conditions of general economic downturn combined with a ruling apparatus unpractised in handling widespread public protest and dissent.
In his lead catalogue essay, Waiboer suggests that Metsu may have feared competing head-to-head with Dou while living in Leiden, but subsequently sensed a market opportunity for a purveyor of fijnschilderij in Amsterdam, where local artists, unpractised in that stylistic speciality, offered little competition.
There was our unpractised bereavement, and the conviction that a festive reunion, just six weeks away, would "be good for mum," by which we meant good for all of us.
And is it not obvious that apart from the followers of Jabotinsky's Revisionists, they were too unpractised in and even repelled by violence to take up arms when they might have?
Due to the heavy pressure I exerted on the pencil with my clumsy, unpractised touch, the obverse of the list was ridged, as if it bore upon it a simultaneous translation into crudest Braille.
Unpractised and feeling a bit like I was in a community drama class, I had to admit it wasn't a particularly good impression, and if my companions hadn't been right in the middle of a conversation about fortune fish at the time then I don't think they would have recognised it as one.
EVEN the most unpractised hands can produce a flawless French manicure in record time with the new French Manicure two pens kit from Yves Saint Laurent.
Linguistic competence of practiced and unpractised non-native readers in English".